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Terminal Man

MICHAEL CRICHTON

Published by N/A April 1972, 1972
ISBN 10: 0394447689 / ISBN 13: 9780394447681
/ Condition: Good (G) / Hardcover
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Title: Terminal Man

Publisher: N/A April 1972

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good (G)

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Book appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight, with very light water marks to Dust Jacket. First Edition, First printing. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. Crichton's third book. '.Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. When he becomes part of an experimental program that sends electrodes to his brain to calm him, he is in recovery. Until he discovers how to get those soothing pulses more frequently, and then escapes the hopsital -- on a murderous rampage with a deadly agenda.'. Bookseller Inventory # 6988

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Synopsis: Hearry Benson suffers from violent seizures. When he becomes part of an experimental program that sends electrodes to his brain to calm him, he is in recovery. Until he discovers how to get those soothing pulses more frequently, and then escapes the hopsital--on a murderous rampage with a deadly agenda....

Review: Harry has a problem. Ever since getting in a car accident, he's suffered from "thought seizures," violent fits in which he attacks other people. He used to be an artificial intelligence researcher, which may explain why he targets anyone who either works on machines or who acts like a machine--mechanics, gas-station attendants, prostitutes, exotic dancers. But there's hope: he can become part machine himself, undergoing "Stage 3," an experimental procedure implanting 40 electrodes deep in the pleasure centers of his brain. The surgery is successful, and blissful pulses of electricity short-circuit Harry's seizures. That is, until Harry figures out how to overload himself with the satisfying jolts and escapes on a murderous rampage. One of Crichton's earliest, playing ably on '70s fears of computers and mind control. --Paul Hughes

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